Common Mistakes in Web Designing

Here are some Mistakes which commonly take place when designing the web.

1. Font Size :CSS style sheets unfortunately give websites the power to disable a Web browser’s “change font size” button and specify a fixed font size. About 95% of the time, this fixed size is tiny, reducing readability significantly for most people over the age of 40.

2. Non-Standard Links :Not Changing the Color of Visited Links. A good grasp of past navigation helps you understand your current location, since it’s the culmination of your journey. Knowing your past and present locations in turn makes it easier to decide where to go next. Links are a key factor in this navigation process. Users can exclude links that proved fruitless in their earlier visits. Conversely, they might revisit links they found helpful in the past.

3. Bad Search :Everything else on this list is pretty easy to get right, but unfortunately fixing search requires considerable work and an investment in better software. It’s worth doing, though, because search is a fundamental component of the Web user experience and is getting more important every year.

4. No Contact Information :Even though phone numbers and email addresses are the most requested forms of contact info, having a physical mailing address on the site might be more important because it’s one of the key credibility markers. A company with no address is not one you want to give money to.

5 . Bad Content : Writing for the Web means making content

  • short,
  • scannable, and
  • to the point

Web content should also

  • answer users’ questions and
  • use common language rather than made-up terms

6. Form Issues : People complained about numerous form-related problems. The basic issue? Forms are used too often on the Web and tend to be too big, featuring too many unnecessary questions and options. In the long run, we need more of an applications metaphor for Internet interaction design. For now, users are confronted by numerous forms and we must make each encounter as smooth as possible.

These are some mistakes commonly occurs during web design & hence should be remove carefully.

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